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Duane Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Duane is of Irish and English origin.

The meaning of Duane is "dark, black, little dark one".  


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 girls were given the name.  It ranked 1565 in popular baby names for boys with 100 occurrences. 

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Related Names

Duane is a form of the name Dubh.

Variants of the name Duane include Dwayne.

The names Duana, Duayna are all forms of Duane.

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Name Fun

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Just for fun, see the name Duane in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.